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Updated: Police release man arrested on suspicion of murdering Hebden Bridge teenager Lindsay Rimer

Police have released a man arrested on suspicion of killing Hebden Bridge teenager Lindsay Rimer 22 years ago.

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FC Halifax Town chairman David Bosomworth at the Shay, Halifax

‘Violence at Town games has to stop’

‘Sickening’ violence at FC Halifax Town matches must stop before someone is killed, said the club’s chairman in a desperate plea to fans.

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Laced heroin is ‘100 times more potent’ warn police after drug deaths

Laced heroin is ‘100 times more potent’ warn police after drug deaths

Heroin laced with a contaminate that could make it 100 times stronger could have played a part in recent addicts’ deaths, police are fearing.

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Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

Fake versions of the new ‘counterfeit-proof’ fiver have turned out to be genuine, washed-out notes.

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Revealed: Top five items most wanted by thieves

Revealed: Top five items most wanted by thieves

West Yorkshire Police have revealed what is at the top of a thieves list when out looking to steal your property.

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Revealed: the most common scams that tricked 7,000 NatWest customers

Revealed: the most common scams that tricked 7,000 NatWest customers

Goods that are never delivered, upfront fees and bogus invoices are among the scams most likely to fool bank customers, according to NatWest.

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Flowers are left at the gates of Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds following the murder of Ann Maguire. Picture: Ian Hinchliffe/RossParry.co.uk

Weapons seized from children as young as seven in West Yorkshire schools

When William Cornick murdered Ann Maguire at Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds two years ago, he became the first pupil to kill a teacher in a British classroom.

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Detective Superintendent Simon Atkinson at the Lindsay Rimer press conference in Hebden Bridge

Murder probe continues 22 years on after teen’s body is found

A 63-year-old man arrested in connection with the murder of Hebden Bridge’s Lindsay Rimer 22 years ago remains on police bail as today marks the discovery of her body in the Rochdale Canal.

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Police warn parents over sick Blue Whale online game

Police warn parents over sick Blue Whale online game

Police are warning parents about the dangers of a sick social media ‘game’ targeting children.

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WARNING: Gang causing crashes with lone women drivers as part of insurance scam

WARNING: Gang causing crashes with lone women drivers as part of insurance scam

A group of men appear to be targeting lone women drivers in order to make fraudulent insurance claims.

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Asif Ghafoor Butt

Suspected sex offender on the run from West Yorkshire Police for six months

POLICE have launched an appeal to trace a suspected sex offender who  has been on the run for six months

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Hoax ticket website set up to ‘scam’ fans and bring fraud into the spotlight

Hoax ticket website set up to ‘scam’ fans and bring fraud into the spotlight

A fake ticket website set up to raise awareness of ticket fraud fooled more that 1,500 people in the space of a week.

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Woman injured in Hebden Bridge three car smash

Woman injured in Hebden Bridge three car smash

A woman has been taken to hospital after she was involved in a three car crash in Hebden Bridge.

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Peter Sutcliffe.

Ripper in new probe over 17 unsolved attacks in Yorkshire

The Yorkshire Ripper has been questioned in prison by detectives investigating up to 17 unsolved attacks in the county, it was reported today.

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‘Friendly’ fraudster emails on the increase

‘Friendly’ fraudster emails on the increase

Email users are being warned of a new scam which sees fraudsters turning to ‘kindness’, claiming that they are aiming to help the recipient.

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Photo: West Yorkshire Police RPU

Crash driver blew five-and-a-half times over drink drive limit

A DRIVER who was breathalysed by police after a crash in West Yorkshire blew five-and-a-half times over the drink drive limit.
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Luddendenfoot Academy in Calderdale.

Halifax mother tells ordeal of schoolboy, 10, inside Parliament during terror attack

It was the middle of the afternoon when Halifax mum Victoria Shackley was sent a text message that no parent would ever want to receive.

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Halifax MP Holly Lynch was in the Shadow Cabinet when news broke of the terror attack

Halifax MP trapped inside House of Commons during London terror attack

Halifax MP Holly Lynch was trapped inside the Palace of Westminster during the London terror attack.

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Halifax Town v Gloucester, at the Shay

FC Halifax Town fans could be put in detention after matches if violence continues

FC Halifax Town’s chairman has threatened to keep home fans in detention at The Shay following matches while away supporters leave the ground after another game was marred by violence.

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